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Norway has made an early start on implementing the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD), introducing the new measures governing virtual currency exchanges despite concerns from experts...
U.S. gambling regulators remain reluctant to embrace cryptocurrency as a means of payment, due to their unease with the anonymity it provides its users and a string of high-profile security incidents.
The European Parliament rapporteur for a proposed law on crowdfunding has called for a committee vote to settle contentions over the inclusion of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the legislation.
UK legal experts have rejected the outcome of a government inquiry into cryptocurrencies that concluded the use of the technology in payments is merely a “theoretical concept”.
On September 24, 2018, France’s data protection authority, the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés - CNIL), published a study...
On September 21, 2018 the Payment and Settlement Systems Department of the Bank of Japan published the "FinTech Special Edition — Financial Innovation and FinTech" report, which focuses on fintech...
On September 20, 2018 the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) published the Payments System Board's Annual Report 2018, which provides an overview of the developments in the Australian payments system...
An influential UK government committee has said the lack of regulation for cryptocurrency is “unsustainable”, particularly after warnings that the scale of money laundering using the technology...
New York regulators have approved two companies to use virtual currency tokens pegged to the U.S. dollar as a means of exchange, with the aim of leapfrogging the development of faster payments in...
On August 31, 2018, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed a draft e-commerce law, which aims to protect the rights and interests of all parties while maintaining market...

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